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CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
agencies, among them nih and the defense advanced research project agency and the national science foundation as well as private partners to take our understanding of the brain and how it works and bring it up a notch. try to figure out a way to develop the tools to decode the language of the brain. we have gone a long way recently, but we knew -- need to go much further much faster to understand the basis of how the brain works and how it sometimes does not work so well so that you end up with a brain that gives you alzheimer's or parkinson's or any of those disorders that were mentioned earlier. those are disorders that if you are going to really be able to make the kind of progress we want, we have got to understand the fundamentals of the organ involved. we do not understand the brain as well as we understand the heart, kidney, or the liver. the association hopes to put the brain into the focus of current research so we can really up the understanding of this organ and be able to make a difference for people with brain disorders. host: with regard to alter them are specifically
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
wait and see happens next week. this congress is unpredictable. >> house defense chairman buck mccann, he wants $20 billion more, because defense gets killed in the sequestration. he has defense hawks that will vote against it if they don't get their $20 billion and that means john boehner doesn't have 218 votes. >> he may not have 218 votes, but look, any accommodation you make like that from -- to assist the defense is going to squeeze the other end of the balloon which is domestic. you are going to need votes in order to pass this. you have to get it through the senate. it is austan goolsbee, the former chief economic adviser to the president called the emerging deal not even a baby deal. he called it an embryonic stem cell sized deal, but we don't know for sure that this congress can get that done. >> i heard that too. and also, john, last up, there's a whole bunch of discussions about revenues going on which makes a lot of republicans unhappy. but co-pay for federal employee pension funds is one of the big sticking points. apparently over ten years worth $130 billion. demo
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
he learned the district attorney's office in new orleans with held evidence from his defense team that would have kept him from going to prison all together. his story begins in january 1985 when thompson was charged with the murder of a white hotel executive. back then, thompson was just 22 with two children. after thompson's picture made front page news, three white teenagers came forward accusing him of carjacking them weeks before. so prosecutors charged him with robbery and got a conviction. a month later, they used that carjacking conviction to prove he had a violent history and convinced a jury to sentence him to death in the murder case. now keep in mind, there was no forensic evidence linking thompson to either crime, no fingerprints on the gun, none of his blood at the scene. and thompson didn't even match the description of the killer witnesses described. >> the murder happened december the 6th, 1984. this arrest happened six days after the murder had happened. so they are looking for a man 6 feet tall medium bald with a bald head. >> a bald head. >> bald head. >> repor
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm EST
unilaterally declared an air defense identification zone over the east china sea. part of that extends over the sun -- part of that extends over the senkaku islands, which china and the ban -- and japan are debating over who owns it. i was in japan a couple of weeks ago. i got to meet with folks from the government and the japanese parliament, as well as going to okinawa and visit some of the military facilities out there. the u.s. is positioned on these senkaku islands, and they fall under the u.s.-japan treaty because japan has demonstrated control over the senkaku islands. -- has administrative control over the senkaku islands. withchina is trying to do the air defense identification zone is to argue that japan has administrative control over the airspace and those islands. on the one hand, president obama ordered the military to fly b-52 bombers, they were arty planning -- already planning to go through there, but he went through with it to signify that they do not recognize it. it is a problem that unlike , japan and the republic of south korea, the obama administration has had a
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 7:30pm PST
he went on the offensive. he's been on the defensive for over two months. and that as he said it in his week, that the single biggest factor that causes economic insecurity for some people and prevents them from getting on the ladder to the middle class are healthcare know, something happens within their family that just literally drives some people bankrupt and that is what he's trying -- this is perhaps the biggest step he's taken to sort of address the problems he was talking about. gwen: do we know that healthcare going down as a result? >> nobody really knows. it's just -- right now, what we know is that there's enough of a decrease -- the trend is such that you can't just attribute it to the fact that the recession is over. >> slowing. been interesting, you talk about the a.c.a., already, half the states have not expanded medicaid and that leaves the most vulnerable people out of the benefits of this law for now. >> in the states that have expanded medicaid, the poor are really -- >> as long as the paperwork is done. >> they're the prime beneficiaries. >> right. states where t
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 5:30am PST
self defense force or revising japan's pacifist constitution dead fish in a cctv taken. the death toll in the central philippines after super typhoon high on the snow close to five thousand eight hundred people the destruction by some estimates is in the billions of us dollars. the storm destroyed houses businesses and agriculture and a cctv wannabe low reports even tackle the city's main jail wasn't speeding. there was no home after the storm the streets of hobart. he was a city in shock. people who just lost everything training saluting to survive then came news that inmates diplomacy the two had escaped freezing here in driving thousands out of the city they're close to seven hundred inmates here in a moment to the jail bait a storm came about a hundred sixty of them escape. more than three weeks after the killer typhoon forty eight are still missing authorities say they're working on finding the remaining fugitives even as security remains tight throughout the city. didn't actually take much of an effort to search for those who escaped. many have returned on the wrong what most of
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 3:55pm EST
well self-defense. the photos at the scene we see a bloody nose and swollen and bruises on his head blood coming out supports the story. the autopsy to days later the only wound on trayvon martin is a bruised knuckle. two days later within 40 hours trayvon martin's father comes san to the station they played the screams and the chief investigator is there and listen to him say that is not trayvon. this is what they do within 48 hours why they had no interest to block or arrest george zimmerman. that would not stand. now you need a little agitation and propaganda you have to politicize the case to move forward. of the great white defendant playbook was in place and i will walk you through how this came to be. because the orders do not come from the soviet union not even a national clearinghouse. there are local groups to know how to exploit the system he and they know it is necessary. it is civil-rights lawyers and florida that are put in touch with these guys make a good living so we establishments about presumed racial injustice. they see the case then their eyes light up all kinds
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
clip] at a trillioning dollar budget. that is a bit over what sequester would be. it would give defense more money than was anticipated. defense would suffer some sequester. this deal does not involve extending unemployment insurance and new revenue. yourwondering if you in caucus over there, whether or not you would be willing to support such a heel for defense, even if it did not include revenue, even if it did not include money for extending unemployment insurance. >> is not an insignificant increase because the sequestration levels for all discretionary is 957 billion. if you get it up to trillion -- 43 million that is a increase -- 43 billion increase. while it is not exactly something i would want, it is certainly better than living under government shutdowns in acr. presented adamor smith on our newsmakers program tomorrow at 10:00 and 6:00. you can also see it on our website. the secretary of state john kerry is speaking this afternoon in washington dc at the brookings institution, talking about issues related to the middle east. you can see that live today at four clock. to add
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
, thank you for your to him. >> thank you. >> secretary of defense arrived in afghanistan today to visit troops. u.s. and afghanistan are on a stand still with a security pact. hamid karzai said he won't sign the agreement until after election. hagel did address the issue. >> the minister of defense assured me that the b.s.a. would be signed. >> the defense ministers will meet in february on afghanistan. >> mark morgan is here with the supports headlines. the college football regular season is almost over. >> i got the sense you want an upset tonight. >> i always root for the underdog, no matter what. >> stay tuned. we're going to see what happens tonight, how this plays out. the task is clear, a win for each team tonight and they will square off in the b.c.s. title game january 6. the seminoles are heavy favorites to beat duke in the a.c.c. championship became and ohio state is expected to have a tougher time in the big 10 title game, thes buckeyes taking on 1-loss michigan state. a loss by either would open the door for others to slide in the national title game. >> robinson cano is bo
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 11:00am PST
tuesday voicing concern over china's aggressive new air defense identification zone in the east chinese sea. this included more than five hours of face-to-face meetings with chinese president xi jinping who showed no sign of backing down from his exercise to gain control over japan's senkaku islands. let's give viewers a sense of why americans should care about this dispute over some islands in the east china sea. >> i think they should care because it looks as though that area is becoming destabilized. you have china, its tension with japan, with countries in the south china sea, indonesia, the philippines. they are using their muscle to try to push their rule over those waters. these countries are going to push back. you've got a very tense situation down there. historically in the entire post war period the united states has, shall we say, had the back of countries like japan and south korea. and at this moment, they literally are explicitly doubting that. that's why vice president biden has to go out there, to reassure them. i have no recollection of a u.s. administration in
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 1:30pm PST
. >>> defense secretary chuck hagel visiting the persian gulf earlier in the day. he was in bahrain before making a surprise visit to afghanistan where u.s. officials have been demanding hamid karzai sign a new security agreement. >> reporter: before arriving in afghanistan secretary hagel was in bahrain trying to reassure allies in the middle east that the united states is committed to the persian gulf region. secretary hagel said the u.s. is willing to start selling advanced weapons, things like missile defense systems to u.s. allies in the region. the move is seen as a way to counter iran's military ambition. he added that even though the west had agreed to a temporary deal to limit iran's nuclear capability, tehran still poses a significant threat to the middle east and the world. many allies in the region fear the u.s.'s withdrawing from its traditional role in the middle east but hagel said after a decade of war the u.s. will not shirk its responsibilities in the middle east. >> we know diplomacy cannot operate in a vacuum. our success will continue to hinge on america's military pow
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm PST
worked for the department of defense. >> that's what was publicly disseminated, yes. >> but she was really working for the cia. >> that's my understanding, yes. >> a clandestine job with the cia? when we come back, a question -- could marie singleton be hiding other secrets? >> it could turn into an espionage investigation. somebody's going over and helping the russians and the chinese. it could turn into that kind of a case. >> the mystery was just beginning. you can get the latest smartphones for boost mobile. phone. and...shrink your bill. and you don't even need a shrink ray. just pay your monthly bill on time...it shrinks. what if i could build a shrink ray? we would use it to shrink something else. even bigger than a phone plan. something really big. a bandicoot. yes! nice! nice! what's a bandicoot? i don't know -- i'm not sure. own the season with the best price on the latest smartphones for boost mobile. pay from $55 down to as low as $40 a month unlimited talk, text and data. walmart. mm. now he's totally huggable. i wash everything with tide plus downy. makes his clothes s
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
to selling defense systems to u.s. allies. chuck hagel says that despite the deal with iran, the country poses threats not addressed by the nuclear agreement. >> no strategy is risk free. our emphasis on diplomatic tools should not be misinterpreted. we now the policy cannot operate in a vacuum. our success will hinge on america's military power and the credibility and assurances to our allies, partners in the middle east, that we will use it. hagel made the comments while addressing lead areas. >> six suspects are in police custody, aconfused of stealing radioactive material. the men are being interrogated by the police to see if they played a part in the role of stealing the cobalt 60. most the material was covered. the suspects from treated and released from the hospital yesterday they tested negative for radioactive poisoning. >> a treacherous storm moving through the midsection. u.s., a band of ice, snow and freezing temperatures stretches from the texas border north-east of the ohio valley. millions are hungering down. they are expected to last throughout the weekend. texas
FOX Business
Dec 7, 2013 10:00am EST
going to honor this artificially created air defense zone that you've established, it's not going to exist for us. >> the president acting adversely to what you're advising, telling the u.s. air carriers to go along with and to provide flight plans and data to the chinese as soon as they created the air defense zone. >> this is the rub that that creates. here you have the japanese looking right down the throats of the japanese who want to dominate in that part of the region, who are contesting some of the islands that the japanese own. the japanese civilian airliners did not recognize the air defense zone. two days later, the united states carriers recognized it and the japanese are throwing up the hands saying what is the united states doing? >> it's a fair question, i think, of our allies. the degree to which we're prepared to protect our interests in the area. it happens that the japanese who administered that zone over decades. there's also substantial crude oil reserves and gas. this is an interest worlthd preserving for the japanese who are, of course, utterly energy independen
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 2:30pm EST
with darpa, the darpa, the department of defense, because department of defense, because when you undergo a grenade blast when you undergo a grenade blast or something like that there's a or something like that there's a shock wave that moves your brain shock wave that moves your brain like an nfl hit would. like an nfl hit would. >> you went upstate new york and >> you went upstate new york and covered a story that was covered a story that was different. different. what was it. what was it. >> i went and met >> i went and met two fun guys. two fun guys. two former students who are two former students who are using mushrooms to make this using mushrooms to make this revolutionary packaging revolutionary packaging material. material. >> we'll check out that story >> we'll check out that story when we come back. when we come back. >> every morning from 5 to 9am >> every morning from 5 to 9am al jazeera america bring [ ♪ music ] [ ♪ music ] . . >>> hi, guys, welcome back to >>> hi, guys, welcome back to "techknow." "techknow." i'm here with rochelle, kyle and i'm here with rochel
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am PST
into the game with a great defense. auburn, obviously, two emotional wins. but watch out for michigan. i think they could change the landscape of what happens today, and obviously, this is the last year we're going to have the bcs determine who's going to go to the national championship. so after this year, it will go down to a four-team playoff, something fans have been waiting for, but this is the last year the computer picks who will be in the big game. >> and the turnaround, we did not like it when we were rooting for auburn. we got tweets about that. none of them is my team, so i'll jump to your camp. >> the twitter trash-talking has begun already, before the game. joe carter, thank you. >> thank you, joe. >>> a message from speaker john boehner. be more sensitive. he's talking to his fellow republicans about certain candidates. >> that's right. we're going to explain straight ahead. [ male announcer ] research suggests cell health plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. with 7 an
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm EST
states that a security deal between the countries will be signed in a timely fashion. u.s. defense secretary chuck hagel arrived in afghanistan. the pact deals with international forces behind 2014. it was finalised after hamid karzai said he would not sign it until after elections next year. >> protesters in ukraine returned to the streets in force. the president met with russian president vladimir putin. the meeting sparked fears an economic deal may be reached and russia, furthering the distance with the european union. >> there are reports that the ukrainian leader viktor ych signed a deal with russia securing, according to reports, $17 billion worth of aid. you -- ukraine, of course, needs the money to pay its creditors. the country's reserves are running live. it's in dire economic circumstances. these reports about the deal with russia are unconfirmed. of course they spread more anger amongst the demonstrators here in independent square in central kiev because, of course, they want ukraine to go towards the european union and it was failure to sign a deal with the e.u. that
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
the israeli defense force has become. when will israel feel secure enough so that it can make a kind of agreement so that it would ensure a two-state solution? many are arguing now that that idea is slipping away. because of the demographics, and other factors. >> it is a very, dated issue. when you ask me when will israel feel secure, a statement by golda mehr comes to mind when she said, we will forgive you for killing our children. we will never forgive you for forcing us to kill yours. what i'm trying to say, israel is reaching out for peace. not because there is a big love between the arabs and the jews, but because it is in israel's interest. even hawks like prime minister netanyahu understand that. against many in his own party he said, two states for two people. now, the devil is in the details, but in the name of the government of israel, benjamin netanyahu made that statement. >> the present secretary of state, the present president, the former president bill clinton, former secretary of state hillary clinton, and most americans in the leadership, most believe that settleme
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
wish of the deficits be cut and there is a debate right now as you know between education defense and for her, unemployment benefits is important. we need to pass the budget either way. whether this is included or not. >> one way or the other you are right about that. but i wasn't joking about the good quality and the fact that republicans and democrats respect you. it is still the hatfield and mccoy's in washington and i'm wondering how this president is a good example of that. will this be the way it's going to be for the next three years? the president is a friend of yours, does it come up like health care is a disaster, it might get better and it might not, but we have a lot of people paying a lot more with premiums and we have 5 million fewer with insurance and when this thing started. so this is what it's going to be. three years of this. >> two different points he made. one is can they get together to do a budget plan. i think that they are both well-respected and smart. and i think that they can split the difference and come in at a couple hundred million over the next two yea
SFGTV
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
the amounts of funds the human services provides which is nearly $8 million for the defense services for those who need it the most. some of those funds are coming from something we did last year the housing trust fund it was a measure overwhelming passed and to the tune of $1.5 billion in the next thirty years. we are also in the midst of revigil our cities public housing and no more than do we want to be involved in poverty housing that is for isolated context. i've been working with deputy and hud here in washington to get off the treadmill and repair bag logs including elevators and i've asked our city administrator also the director of housing to partner with hud and to rebiological and expand on the model that's the whole sf model. i'll proud of the process towards ending hopefullyness for our veterans. i want to thank you secretary john's and our local hud office veterans administration and for our partnership. since 2011 we've decreased homelessness among conveniences by thirty percent by opening the permanent housing for 75 conveniences with on site services and our two othe
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am PST
? you're a tech guy, come on. >> i like technology but these drones belong in the defense department only. obama should be controlling phem. i tell you why, i can think of nothing scarier than my entire suburban town full of these black suburban birds dropping packages off to the consumers. it needs to be stopped before it gets started. >> jonas has never been this xi excited about something. do you disagree? you like these drones? >> i love them. these drones are not going to be armed, okay, they're not going to shoot anybody. they're also laws against the horseless carriage at the turn of the 20th century. oh, my god, we can't have these contraptions going all over town, they're going to kill people and children. this is the wave of the future. i love this. i want to order pizza from it as soon as we get one. >> i like that. bernard, are you going to be calling domino's too? >> i think it's a good idea for rural areas. for cities and suburbs, complete disaster. it's a huge pr attack for jeff bezos. he went on "60 minutes" right before cyber monday dropping this bomb. cyber monday s
Comedy Central
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
care about, pay equality, abortion rights, national defense, insurance, education and social security are -- panties. damn it! damn it! that is, this is impossible. just try appealing to the gays. i don't think they have any women. ill be will be avo: this holiday tech the halls and ring in the savings with a free $50 online visa when you buy a phone get great deals on the best phones at radioshack >> welcome back, everybody. my guest tonight is the president and ceo of the ford motor company. we'll see if he really is like a rock. please welcome alan mulally! [ cheers and applause ] hey! >> thanks for coming out. >> stephen: all right. fantastic. great to have you on. you are the presidency of the ford motor company, just like you are an icon of american capitalism:congratulations! congratulations. >> thank you. >> did you dream of running a car company when you were a kid. >> what did you do before then? >> i started out as a bag checker. >> stephen: a bag checker? >> yes. ththe at the grocery store. >> stephen: really? did you want to be the ceo of bag checkers? >> no. i didn't. bu
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 12:30pm PST
city the review to come who will play. i was a defensive midfield so that i want to focus on. i think tomorrow they have become more concrete. i endeavored to the new one. he has given lots of things but baucus on the main skinned it and says that the proof is in sufism this clearly reflects the islam of us intentions dubious that says something else and does something else taking action against militants is tossed a ball came off for me but successive up with the new regimes. the fact remains that the government is sponsoring militant groups to keep in life. we exposed to the new face of islam of up to date which is poverty protecting and promoting the toothpicks. this is the true face of this nano bots so called action against militant groups like the stated ava. these armed guards. the company of the say on equipped trained and paid by the end to services intelligence with the state's backing the screwdriver is looking stronger and is getting mortem will teach them and mother. that put six eight going bust. the government is protecting him giving him problems. i'm mostly say the sk
LINKTV
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am PST
them more reliable. he's a defensive midfielder. he could also play for a regular club, but he fears he would have to deal with iscrimination. back in the high-rise apartment block, miro has no interest in soccer. his biggest passion is making usic with his friends. he'd like to take part in a reality tv show and be discovered as a singer. e dreams of becoming a star. it's a dream shared by many others like him, otherwise have little chance of escaping poverty. >> thank you very much. thank you. thank you. [applause wanes] thank you very much... and thank the commonwealth club and everybody here who has come to listen to a different kind of message. and the message starts out, "it's a lot easier than we think to turn our country around" and a whole series of long-overdue redirections that are supported by a majority of the american people now and that will raise the promise and the
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 6:30am PST
defense complex complains they don't have enough american-born skilled math and scientists physicists. this is a american security issue, yet you find the paralysis on figuring out how to do it. >> there are great experimental things going on. the other conversation is do you really need college anymore? you have the opposite -- >> people have the conversation of a college degree. >> the answer is yes. >> you look and say yes, you do. there are only so many jobs and it takes a college graduate. >> mark zuckerberg. >> exactly. that is where you can be an entrepreneur. bill gates and many of them actually dropped out of college or whatever they did and were able to use their brain power and hard work to harness an economy for the future. not everybody is bill gates or mark zuckerberg. i'm fascinated by shanghai is doing one of the best in education. we know in europe that poland is. to me, it seems these are the aspirational countries. these are the countries that want to punch above their way and join the developed world and economies. i'm sure the u.s. was like this 100 yea
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 12:00am EST
secretary of defense, state, and the treasury this president has, but he meets with other secretaries in one on ones and small groups all the time. i would note that those calendars may never show a meeting i have with the president. i had two yesterday. that is how it works. >> a final question on nelson mandela. what people will be thinking about, when we consider the life of nelson mandela and the challenges that exist in our own country, what lessons can washington learn? i know you had conversations in the white house and what you think the message we can learn is. >> i think the president put it very well yesterday in the remarks he made when he was in south africa earlier this year about the remarkable example that nelson mandela set when he was released from prison and made clear that he would embrace those who jailed him, and he would seek those to help build a south africa that judged every person by his or her character and not by his or her skin color. i think that spirit of reconciliation that the president said yesterday is one that should imbue the work that
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 5:30pm EST
former defense secretary -- secretary better tombouctou were right now.rs whistle-blowers have been indicted under the espionage act and former cia officials imprisoned for blowing the whistle on water boarding.d the nuances of portage buto the most devastating part is he has used the saysolic credibility that a lot of liberals wouldno oppose. >> host: we had reaction ask calls after your panel. why you continual bash the president? why do you bash president obama? >> i don't see it as bashing president obama at all. there is a reason why journalism is the only sited job in the united states constitution. and that is because we have three branches of government. and if those three branches of power collude together against the interest of the people the press is the forth estate. and journalist have a role to take against those in authority. what i would say to the caller is go back and look at my record in reporting on clinton, bush j obama. i have been consistent towards those in power and that is a core tenant of journalism. it doesn't how president obama treats his daughter. i c
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 11:30am PST
little to prepare for it. congress had diminished our defenses, so when the attack came they had little ability to put ships at sea during the attack. the result of that is america loses every single battle until june of 1942. and unfortunately, it seems as though we're repeating the ignorance of history. >> as you put it, colonel north, the ignorance on the part of who? >> well, the building right there behind me, because congress was the ones that didn't even pass a draft until the day before the attack on pearl harbor. the congress had gutted the military. they specifically restricted people from going overseas unless they volunteered to do so. today, we have the military that today, they're going along with the obama administration on gutting the best military force that has ever been put together in the history of man. >> considering you and japan are now allies, if the leaders of the two countries were to reflect on this day over coffee or let's say green tea, what do you think their conversation about pearl harbor would incorporate? >> well, i don't think the japanese like to thi
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 7:30am PST
. >>> meanwhile, defense secretary chuck hagel landed in afghanistan late last night in an unannounced visit. he's expected to meet with our troops and afghani ministers but his trip comes after negotiations fell apart with afghan president hamid karzai to allow our troops to stay in the country past 2014. so far, secretary hagel is not scheduled to negotiate with him on this trip at least. i'm jamie colby. back to cav vuto on business. keep it right here on fox. >>> you know, we were still yelling at each other on the break. we've got to get along here. one and done. because if a new study is right, that's how many times the president met one on one with his health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius since the health care law was passed more than three years ago. this is according to the institute which tracked the official white house calendar. you've worked for a different number of white houses. the president can call you up at the last second. that might not be formally on the calendar. i'm trying to think, he might not have scheduled something on the calendar but would call her. i
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 2:00pm EST
. >>> assurances from afghanistan. the defense minister said that the pact between the two countries will be signed in a timely fashion, that's a quote. >>> a phone grinch within the u.k.'s air traffic control system has delayed hundreds of flights and stranded thousands of passengers throughout the country. >> more than 200 flights have been canceled here at heathrow airport, but the technical glitch is effecting mea many moe airports. so potentially that many flights could be effected but it is still running at 80% capacity. the problem was trying to switch from nighttime operations to daytime operations. the air traffic control officer said during the night it combine air space because it doesn't have as many flights coming through, but during the day they increase in air traffic. they have identified the glitch, and they're working to fix it. meanwhile, airlines are advising people to check in before they head to the airport t to avoid what could be a very long wait at the departure gate. >> meteorologist: well, it was a quiet day across much of the country. our latest frontal boundary has cros
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am PST
cashing in on me with that with these anti back to self defense in the discharge the agenda the term to describe a multitude of rebel groups of om for it is in norton that you don't necessarily share a common strategy. local residents and civilians that have taken refuge in him at least one base to be a full mark within the african force able to look at the beeb is minnesota's and saw how christians muslims said that the most conservative christians if i counted around. church in with some go up and in the french army's job will be to protect civilians in a blue i'm gay the home to read to try and tell it that is the civilian population has seen here in banking. they have to cooperate with the fullness and the rebels who again of intelligent forcing a little bit here. it's an always easy and they are they're engaged in a pickup truck that statement right to force its way into the air that the perimeter of the m4 with the french soldiers this station. our italics thank you very much for that update alex come over and central african republic's capital bond he thinking. i was sick but
LINKTV
Dec 7, 2013 2:30pm PST
criminality. we are trying to awaken their sporting ambition. we hope it makes them more reliable. defensive midfielder. he can also play for a regular club, but he fears he would have to deal with discrimination. back in the high-rise apartment block, there is no interest in soccer. his biggest passion is making music with his friends. ♪ he would like to take part in a reality tv show and be discovered as a singer. he dreams of becoming a star. ♪ it's a dream shared by many others like him. who otherwise have little chance of escaping poverty. ♪
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 8:00am PST
consent. in rick's defense, presidents back to wood droe wilson has been abusing executive power. this isn't just an obama thing. >> the fact that it's happened before does not excuse it now. >> i might go back further before wilson. this is an enduring part of our nation, a grab for power. >> coming up, stocks so irresistible that people are buying them with their own hear these stocks coming up next. >>> we are back with the stocks our informers are buying. >> i share qualities of etf. good solid blue chip names. >> you like the blue chips, john? >> i think the markets are going to see others rather than the blue chips. >> you like technology. here's a basket of them, go. >> qqq. >> good, like it. slippery ride. watch out. thanks. for it for us. >> exclusive, rand's plan to resuscitate detroit, senator rand paul is here revealing his free market blueprint to get the motor city rolling again. with more cities on the brink, they might learn a thing or two before they go bust, too. plus -- >> there will be no more taxpayer funded bayouilouts, period. >> america is getting fed up. now th
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 11:00am PST
craig melvin. good saffron. here's a look at the other top stories making news. secretary of defense chuck hagel made an unannounced trip to afghanistan today. he met with afghanistan's defense minister who reassured hagel that the security deal with the united states will be signed in a timely manner. >>> and remember this video of a chaotic traffic stop in new mexico last october? a woman was stopped for speeding after she got into an argument with the police officer. she drives off. there's a police chase that ensues. that ends with the officer firing several rounds at her minivan that was filled with children. that officer last month, 12-year veteran, has now been fired. >>> and jay-z leads the pack for next year's grammys. he received nine nominations. they were announced at last night's grammy nominations concert. justin timberlake, and macklemore was right behind him. >>> a brutal winter storm is packing a punch across much of the country today. the storm has already killed at least 12. travel has become quite dangerous with roads being covered with sheets of ice in many place
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 9:00pm PST
. they turn to groups funded by the tides foundation. mexican-american legal defense fund, latino justice. all of the demonstrated organizations with hostility toward immigration law are now the source of dozens of new lawyers inside the department of homeland security. this administration knows the personnel policy. if you don't want laws enforced go hire lawyers who don't like immigration laws. >> be specific. can you name names? >> we do. the article names dozens of lawyers with their photographs that we obtained the biographical information for. let's talk about two. the first the jennifer lee. jennifer lee came from an organization that was militantly open borders. when she was there they published a pamphlet to give to illegals entitled "what to do in the event of a raid" and it gave advice to people here illegally how to behave if they come calling. now jennifer lee is working at drk hs. this organization was hostile to dhs as a source of new employees. there is an attorney named maura wee. she worked for the aclu immigrant rights project. when she was there she wrote conde
FOX
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am PST
warning by morning. . >>> defense secretary chuck hagel flies to afghanistan today. the surprise visit and part of his week-long middle east tour, this is video of defense secretary chuck hagel yesterday when he was meeting with american soldiers in bahrain. there he is. the pentagon says he is traveling to afghanistan to thank troops for their service. he does not plan to meet with afghan president karzai who is can currently in a dispute with the white house because he is refusing to sign a security agreement that would allow u.s. troops to stay in afghanistan past 2014. defense secretary chuck hagel announced that the afghan defense minister reassured him that the security deal will be signed in a timely manner. >>> a high school in illinois is making headlines for a controversial new policy that requires students to submit to random alcohol tests. the school is owfd chicago. this fall the private catholic school began weekly alcohol testing. using hair samples the tests can reveal if a student has had more than an occasional glass of wine in the past 90 days. >> this policy is aime
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 5:30pm PST
conundrum is that going when it really for customs and informing parents that i can the defense ministry and some not. it has to compete for the kids among them to determine that day. al qaeda has claimed responsibility. complex because it is to us officials responsible for drumsticks the us has defended its two strikes against al qaeda but has promised to introduce stricter rules and oversight german politicians have agreed to take you five thousand more refugees from the warden series. this time the program that is going to be the same time. the facade of writing in september. my costume pieces that will improve the living. she led the contribution so far he can get to pass the kindness more than ten thousand syrians have made their allegiance and nieces to cause them to let them. also in germany the country's central bank has forecast even brighter days ahead for europe's biggest economy despite losing steam in the third quarter the bushes and has raised its projection german economy to grow as much as half a percent this year. in twenty fourteen it sees one point seven percent growth
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
nelson mandela who came upon the stage generals ofthe four the south african defense force as his guard of honor which was a symbolic moment where the power of the state was being given to this lack man. oath ofup and gave his office and recognized his jailers in the front row and it was one of the most deeply moving moments in my experience as a diplomat and soldier. i was the first secretary of state that happened to be black. we have to get beyond these labels, depending upon your gender or your color or background. i am proud of being black and proud of being an immigrant of british subjects but i want to be seen as an american and melson -- nelson mandela was able to create that image. we are not black south africans or white south africans, we are one family, one nation, when people. i hope that his image and spirit will live on for generations to come. l, a trailblazer himself, the u.s. secretary of state who is black on the man who inspired him so much. dozens of people have gathered outside nelson mandela's former home and so it oh -- in soweto. our respondent who filed this re
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 10:00am PST
sell advanced weapons like missile defense systems to u.s.-friendly nations in the persian gulf. the move is seen as a way to counter iran's military ambit n ambitions. hagel added that even though the west has agreed to temporarily -- agreement with iran, to limit iran's nuclear capabilities, tehran continues to pose a significant threat to the middle east. many alleys in the region believe the u.s. is withdrawing from the gulf but hagel pushed back on that idea, saying the u.s. will not shirk its responsibilities in the middle east. >> we know diplomacy cannot operate in a vacuum. our success will continue to hinge on america's military power. and the credibility of our assurances to our allies and partners in the middle east. >> following the speech, hagel left for afghanistan where he's meeting with senior afghan officials in an effort to push president hamid karzai to sign a bilateral security agreement with the united states. the agreement has already been agreed upon. but karzai's been dragging his feet in signing the deal, trying to win some more concessions from the united s
CBS
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
. margaret brennan has more. >> reporter: defense secretary chuck hagel climbed aboard a ship with a message -- a diplomatic breakthrough with iran doesn't change the threat level in the region or the u.s. military presence. >> this region is is dangerous. it's combustible. it's unstable. but having a steady american hand in this region to help our allies and reassure our allies is really key. >> reporter: the ussponce is part of the nave fleet which defends american assets. this ship is the pentagon's first command and staging base in the persian gulf. it's 120 miles off the coast of iran and it's outfitted with small drone aircraft underwater drones and helicopters to hunt for mines. it's a reminder to the region that the u.s. will use force if necessary. that force in the region includes 35,000 military personnel in the persian gulf alone. and an array of radar and missile defense capabilities plus a fleet of f-22 fighter jets based in nearby qatar. hagel highlighted those assets while trying to reassure nervous regional ailing lie sllies that the u.s. is here to stay. >> this is
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 8:00am PST
. defense secretary chuck hagel was on a military transport headed for an unannounced trip to afghanistan. he landed in kabul earlier this morning. is he there to thank the u.s. troops for their service and training afghan training forces, and he'll meet with his afghan counterpart to see if afghan troops are able to defend their own country. >>> as the world mourns the death of nelson mandela, tributes to south africa's first black president are pouring in that could fill volumes. but poet and author maya angelou says one word really sums up his character and influence. we'll hear from her next. [ dr. ronit ] there's a lot of foods and drinks that have acids in them. raspberries, strawberries, working at your enamel, once it's gone, you can't get it back. i would recommend using pronamel. pronamel will help to reharden the enamel, i use that every day, twice a day, and i know that i am protected. the day building a play set begins with a surprise twinge of back pain... and a choice. take up to 4 advil in a day or 2 aleve for all day relief. [ male announcer ] that's handy. ♪ thanks for
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
talks about automatic spending uts to the pentagon and the status of the defense authorization bill that's currently being worked on in congress. news makers every sunday at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> afterwards, things escalate quickly. a moment that can seem so loving can just turn and flip and be so out of control. and this is one of those days the hidden with handgun and saying what's the deal? ou say i'm going take this and sell it because i need some money. on top of all of the other pressures, they had no money. the gun.eld ran in a room and came out with shotgun and really tried to jam it at her. and it would get her goat so uch that she would pull the trigger and kill him. what i described in the book, he wanted to.er, she "the return home" is only half of the story. follows the men of the second battalion, 16th infantry, sunday night at 8:00 on c-span's "q&a". republican mer presidential candidate john evan an and former senate bayh. they talk about bipartisanship in politicings. labels, co-chairs of no a national organization that works with members of
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 12:00am PST
to go on defensive, when to negotiate. >> the basic principles of boxing as a sport, you must even before you actually put on the gloves, you must be taught the basic rules of the game, and to be able to advance, to go forward, you can put out your enemy, your opponent, you must do so. but when, in fighting, your rival is superior, you stay out and you keep him away, and you sit around, you concentrate on the punches and wear him down and you have to stand to your enemy even before you go to the ring, but even more important, study him in the ring, and don't take things for granted. >> rose: and don't take your eyes off of where his hand are? >> well, absolutely, you must concentrate. so what i said are the basic rules of the sport, of course, they are it is basic rule of the military and so on. >> rose: and so, therefore, what is your posture now in terms of offensive, defensive? you obviously defeated your opponent or are you in the 13th round or the 14th round, where are you using the boxing metaphor? >> no. we are negotiating and when you are negotiating, in regard to your coun
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